Plant Care Quebracho


Also known as

Acacia arborea, Lysiloma affine, Lysiloma affinis, Lysiloma australe, Lysiloma australis, Lysiloma calderoniae, Lysiloma calderonii, Lysiloma cayucense, Lysiloma cayucensis, Lysiloma chiapense, Lysiloma chiapensis, Lysiloma kellermanii, Lysiloma microphyllum, Lysiloma ortegae, Lysiloma pueblense, Lysiloma pueblensis, Lysiloma salvadorense, Lysiloma salvadorensis and Lysiloma seemannii


Lysiloma divaricatum

How to care for Quebracho


How often to water your Quebracho

Water needs for Quebracho
0.5 cups
every 9

Quebracho needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Quebracho in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Quebracho: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Quebracho may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Quebracho in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Quebracho

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Quebracho: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Quebracho after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Quebracho


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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